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Bloggers should put a link to their feed in an accessible place for people to see. We should promote Atom/RSS more.

@arh hence why I actually added an RSS page to my main navigation.

@arh I think best practice is to add the meta tag to your markup so RSS readers can automatically find the feeds by using the site url. I also link to my feed page in my navigation but yeah.

@obsolete29 @arh

Yeah, but without a clear indicator that the website supports RSS one has to blindly shoot the URL into the reader and pray that it does something.

A cool thing would be to have a specific protocol string (like "mailto:" links) that RSS readers can respond to and just import the feed by clicking a button on the website.

@arh I miss the days when RSS feeds were easier to find.

@DarkWraithLord @arh I remember back in the day when Safari had a blue icon in the url bar...

@arh It would also be really nice for folks to make sure their feeds are easily discoverable by feed readers by adding a "link rel" line, or lines, in their site.

petefreitag.com/item/384.cfm

@arh is there a FOSS RSS reader that can sync between computer and mobile?

@mattbraddock I know there’s ones you can selfhost but one that has its own providers? Probably the best option is Nextcloud News app.

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